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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2022, 06:29 PM
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Posted By ZVOLV
Debris from your burnt clutches

Debris from your burnt clutches
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2022, 01:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,187
Posted By ZVOLV
I'm not understanding your "plugged hose" rig and...

I'm not understanding your "plugged hose" rig and what that does.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2022, 10:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,187
Posted By ZVOLV
I gotta get a 1991 740 thru CA smog due to failed...

I gotta get a 1991 740 thru CA smog due to failed evap. I smoke tested my system with Redline machine and couldn't find any easy to spot leaks.

Are they putting pressure, or vacuum in the filler...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2022, 12:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,309
Posted By ZVOLV
The first thing I do is connect the machine and...

The first thing I do is connect the machine and suck it down and see how empty the system is.

Then charge it back up and see what happens.

Btw The compressor isn't gonna kick on if the system...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2022, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By ZVOLV
2.4 uses resistance through each terminal to...

2.4 uses resistance through each terminal to ground. One for the ezk and one for the ECM.

Lh2.2 sensor just uses the resistance between the two terminals for the ECM.

It sounds like you may...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2022, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By ZVOLV
At the sensor

At the sensor
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By ZVOLV
I would do a terminal drag test to check for...

I would do a terminal drag test to check for proper terminal tension. Use male terminals from a donor component.

Make sure you have the correct sensor.

If all else fails, I would re-string the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2022, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By ZVOLV
A meter is the wrong tool. Use a test lamp. ...

A meter is the wrong tool. Use a test lamp.

Use the meter to do voltage drop tests on the cables during a long crank with starting disabled (injectors unplugged).

You don't wanna see more than...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,061
Posted By ZVOLV
A voltage drop test is the proper method to check...

A voltage drop test is the proper method to check connections and wiring.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2022, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,061
Posted By ZVOLV
Read the No Start in my sig.

Read the No Start in my sig.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 932
Posted By ZVOLV
I'm getting better at using Chassis Ears to find...

I'm getting better at using Chassis Ears to find noises. I just found a noise coming into the cabin via a shift cable.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,082
Posted By ZVOLV
The converter itself can have wear on it and...

The converter itself can have wear on it and cause a leak. It's not usually the case, but I've seen it. I've seen it on slip yoke driveshafts. We did the seal a couple times and a replacent yoke...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,003
Posted By ZVOLV
That sounds like a PNP switch issue. You...

That sounds like a PNP switch issue.

You need to continue circuit diagnosis...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2022, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,003
Posted By ZVOLV
Does the test lamp illuminates when it is a NO...

Does the test lamp illuminates when it is a NO CRANK?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2022, 11:28 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By ZVOLV
So? Have you confirmed a test lamp illuminates on...

So? Have you confirmed a test lamp illuminates on the little wire to the starter when trying to crank?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,003
Posted By ZVOLV
Last step is to congfirm power to the starter...

Last step is to congfirm power to the starter signal wire with a TEST LAMP.

You should also voltage drop test the cables too. There is a chance you have a loose or corroded cable.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By ZVOLV
Mine was a failing inline fuse holder near the...

Mine was a failing inline fuse holder near the battery.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2022, 02:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,737
Posted By ZVOLV
I found your problem.

I found your problem.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2022, 11:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By ZVOLV
This would take 30 second with a test lamp...... ...

This would take 30 second with a test lamp......

Heater circuit verified? THen check your signal wire with a meter. Whats the voltage reading when the car is warmed up? Pegged at 0.1v or 0.9v is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2022, 11:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,284
Posted By ZVOLV
You need to have an understanding of how an evap...

You need to have an understanding of how an evap system works if you plan to fix it yourself. No offense, but I can tell that this is probably over your head regarding tools and diagnostic...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By ZVOLV
Oxygen sensor code: Get A TEST LAMP and...

Oxygen sensor code:


Get A TEST LAMP and connect it between the two white wires. Illuminate? This checks the heater circuit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,242
Posted By ZVOLV
You could cap off the intake hose at the MAF,...

You could cap off the intake hose at the MAF, crack the throttle and try again. Maybe something will show up that didn't last time.

Another trick is spraying around with brake cleaner at idle and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2022, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,242
Posted By ZVOLV
I'd be interested to see pics of smoke machine....

I'd be interested to see pics of smoke machine. If you are just going into a vacuum port, that sounds like you aren't really smoke testing the entire induction system. You may wanna do a good strong...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2022, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,242
Posted By ZVOLV
It sounds like a misfire could be the issue. ...

It sounds like a misfire could be the issue.

How'd you perform the smoke test? A small airleak could cause you to go lean at cruise and misfire.

Maybe start with a good cap, rotor, plugs and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2022, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,284
Posted By ZVOLV
You may wanna bring it in to a place that has a...

You may wanna bring it in to a place that has a bi-directional scan tool that can communicate with a 1998 V70.

The dealer will have the software to command the purge valve open, the vent valve...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2022, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By ZVOLV
You already have a thread about this, where I...

You already have a thread about this, where I helped you, which you did not conclude.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=364575
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2022, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,039
Posted By ZVOLV
https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/61EQhdDa03L._S...

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/61EQhdDa03L._SL1001_.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2022, 11:31 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 252,439
Posted By ZVOLV
4 inches down. White wire.

4 inches down. White wire.
Forum: the vault 06-16-2022, 11:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 61,906
Posted By ZVOLV
Likely leaking capacitors. I need to fix BOTH my...

Likely leaking capacitors. I need to fix BOTH my 1991 740 speedos....

https://www.brickboard.com/FAQ/700-900/ElectricalSpeedometerRepair.htm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2022, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By ZVOLV
Spray around with brake cleaner and see if the...

Spray around with brake cleaner and see if the idle changes
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2022, 11:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,039
Posted By ZVOLV
My sig has a no start article

My sig has a no start article
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2022, 07:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,620
Posted By ZVOLV
Location: California It won't be smog legal....

Location: California

It won't be smog legal. (Insert crusher pic here)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2022, 11:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,284
Posted By ZVOLV
It will better without an extra vacuum leak. ...

It will better without an extra vacuum leak.

Get a new one and double check that is is closed when unenergized. (blow thru it). Install and double check there is no vac being pulled thru it....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2022, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,284
Posted By ZVOLV
I would disconnect the electrical connector for...

I would disconnect the electrical connector for the purge and make sure it isn't sucking in air with the engine running.

You can also remove it and try to blow thru it and see if it's stuck open....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2022, 05:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,284
Posted By ZVOLV
It would take 5 minutes with a scan tool to look...

It would take 5 minutes with a scan tool to look at the FTP sensor data. I would be looking to see if it's pegged at 0.1V or 5.0V. If so, there is a circuit/sensor problem. If it's at a normal range,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2022, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,284
Posted By ZVOLV
It's just gonna be a three wire sensor. 5V,...

It's just gonna be a three wire sensor. 5V, Ground, Signal.

The professional way to diagnose it is with scan tool data and circuit verification. Once you know the circuit is good, you fire a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,242
Posted By ZVOLV
Air leaks are likely. I'd do a smoke test.

Air leaks are likely. I'd do a smoke test.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2022, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,205
Posted By ZVOLV
An LED test lamp still might throw you off on a...

An LED test lamp still might throw you off on a circuit with a poor connection, like on his fuse holder here. I recommend an incandescent test lamp. The LED ones are good for measuring 5V signals.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2022, 12:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,205
Posted By ZVOLV
Don't use a meter. Use a test lamp.

Don't use a meter. Use a test lamp.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2022, 10:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,205
Posted By ZVOLV
The fuse off the battery? That's a very common...

The fuse off the battery? That's a very common weak point. That's why I suggest checking power to the injectors/MAF as a basic initial test.


It goes: battery fuse->EFI relay-> EVERYTHING
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,480
Posted By ZVOLV
I updated my NO START THREAD in my signature with...

I updated my NO START THREAD in my signature with how to use a test lamp.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,539
Posted By ZVOLV
2016 L83... Direct injection, variable cam...

2016 L83... Direct injection, variable cam timing, 4 cylinder deactivation, oil pressure control solenoid.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2022, 08:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,341
Posted By ZVOLV
I would run that for sure. I have seen much...

I would run that for sure. I have seen much worse. Like on my car with an aftermarket cam...

I think I have oiling issues to the rear cam journal. It's pretty ugly back there. The cam and the...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,205
Posted By ZVOLV
I updated my NO START THREAD today with how to...

I updated my NO START THREAD today with how to use a TEST LAMP and BRAKE CLEANER to diagnose a no start. Click my sig.

I would disconnect your cold start injector, your ECT sensor, and the fuel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2022, 01:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,341
Posted By ZVOLV
"Not for use on aluminum or other soft metals" ...

"Not for use on aluminum or other soft metals"

I know that when I use the hot solvent tank at the shop I gotta make sure to rinse the object with water when I am done.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-31-2022, 01:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,261
Posted By ZVOLV
Metric pipe thread?

Metric pipe thread?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-30-2022, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,502
Posted By ZVOLV
The fuel tank/pump setup is different.

The fuel tank/pump setup is different.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2022, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,480
Posted By ZVOLV
I just replaced a torn hose in the fuel tank on...

I just replaced a torn hose in the fuel tank on my 1991 744 Turbo. It was having problems starting and I could get it started with brake cleaner and then drive it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2022, 11:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,480
Posted By ZVOLV
You are on the right track! Got that TEST...

You are on the right track!

Got that TEST LAMP yet??? Another common issue with these cars is the relay, and the wiring to it, which powers up the injectors (aka radio interference suppression...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,921
Posted By ZVOLV
Vibration thread: ...

Vibration thread:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=352028

I haven't used a phone to diagnose a car. The Pico software is pretty neat. You enter tire size, rear axle ratio, and...
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